The Mambilla tribe originate from Nigeria (Mambilla Plateau). The inhabitants developed unique art styles of sculpture made of clay, terracotta, pith and wood. Tools are a creation of the carver themselves, creating tools as needed. Things like chisels, curved knives, straight knives are made by the sculptor. This hand crafted African wood statue from Nigeria can be found in shrines in Tribal villages and displayed at important festivals and celebrations.
Tribe: Mambilla People
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